Thursday, August 22, 2013

Mini Peach Cobblers: Sweet Georgia Pride

Mini Peach Cobblers: Sweet Georgia Pride

Hi everybody :)

As you may know August is Peach Month, and since we Georgians pride ourselves on our peaches and are well- known for our peach cobblers, this recipe is so fitting for the occasion. 

I so love baking in large batches, but I have such a small family with a member or two MIA (missing in action) more often than not.  I'm starting to rethink my baking habits. I spotted this recipe for Southern Peach Cobbler on Allrecipes, and made a few changes and adjustments here and there to make mini cobblers. Here's what I did...

Mini Peach Cobblers
Filling:
6 fresh peaches - peeled, pitted and sliced into wedges (Ga. grown; of course)
2 1/2 tablespoons white sugar
2 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Pinch ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 1/2 tablespoons Peach Schnapps (optional)
Crust:
1 cup all-purpose flour

2 1/2 tablespoons white sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons unsalted butter, chilled and cut into small pieces
1/4 cup boiling water

Topping:
3 tablespoons white sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
   
In a large bowl, combine the filling ingredients.  Toss to coat evenly, mashing slightly.  Cover, refrigerate, and let sit for about 2 - 3 hours. (This will allow the peaches to release more juice and the flavors to blend.)

Pour into three 8 ounces ceramic ramekin baking dishes. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes. (filling will start to thicken)
Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the first 5 ingredients for the crust. Blend in butter with your fingertips, or a pastry blender, until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in water until just combined. (The hot water will start to melt the butter somewhat.)
Remove peaches from oven and drop spoonfuls of topping over them. Sprinkle cobblers with the sugar and cinnamon mixture. 
Bake until topping is golden, about 15 - 20 minutes. (It took me 18 minutes.)
What I Think:
The cobblers were delicious; spiced just right!! The smell of them baking was amazing. These are surely going on the REPEAT list :)   
BTW: a small bit of advice, if your are going to make the recipe as stated on Allrecipes, I would double the crust by 1/2 ( using 1 1/2 cup flour, 9 tablespoons butter, leaving the baking powder, salt as is and sweeten with sugars to taste  and 1/4 plus 2 Tbsp. water .)
ENJOY! Come again... 
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7 comments:

  1. Looks so yummy! Michele @ www.neatlittlenest.com

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  2. Peach Cobbler one of my summer favorites! This looks delicious. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and have a good week!
    Miz Helen

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  3. Oh my goodness, I'm with Miz Helen. Big fan of summertime treat!! Thanks for coming to Foodtastic Friday!

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  4. I LOVE peaches in anything, but mostly in cobbler. Thanks for linking up to wake up wednesdays

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  5. Beautiful looking peach recipe (OK Nectarine!) Thanks for linking up to From The Farm Blog Hop!We’ve shared yours as one of our peachy favorites this week on From The Farm! Check it out here: http://myhealthygreenfamily.com/blog/wordpress/from-the-farm-blog-hop-is-live-6/

    Thanks for sharing and we are looking forward to seeing what you share next week!
    Leona from http://www.myhealthygreenfamily.com
    From The Farm Co-Host.

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    1. Thanks for sharing as one of the favorites, Free Range Mama, I know the in the picture it look like a nectarine, but it is a peach. :)

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  6. This looks awesome!!! We would love it if you would link up at our linky party:
    http://www.lifewiththecrustcutoff.com/two-girls-and-a-party-link-up-32/
    Live every Wednesday to Sunday.
    Hosted by:
    http://www.lifewiththecrustcutoff.com/ Parrish @ Life with the Crust Cut Off
    http://thissillygirlslife.com/ Dana @ This Silly Girl’s Life
    We hope to see you there!

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